DCFS to honor the Poshard Foundation for Abused Children at Du Quoin State Fair | Community Spirit
DU QUOIN, IL (KFVS) - Hundreds of foster families will join together for 28th Annual Foster and Adoptive Family Picnic at the Du Quoin State Fair on Saturday.
The Jo and Glenn Poshard's foundation is being honored by DCFS for more than a decade of work supporting local efforts to ensure safe, loving homes and brighter futures for children across southern Illinois.
The picnic is Saturday, August 23 from 10-a.m. to noon. The awards ceremony is from 11 a.m. to noon.
The Illinois Elks Association and their local affiliates are hosting the picnic.
Launched in 1999 by Jo Poshard and her husband Glenn, the Poshard Foundation for Abused Children provides critical philanthropic support to more than 50 organizations working in communities across the region through donations large and small from local families and businesses.
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